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Equipment Checkout

Multimedia equipment is available for School of Informatics and Computing faculty, staff, and students who are taking classes from the School of Informatics and Computing in the current semester. With their instructor’s permission, students enrolled in an School of Informatics and Computing 300-level or higher video course are eligible to check out a high-definition video camera. Equipment is available on a first-come-first-served basis; all requests will be taken in the order received.

Hours

Equipment checkout is located in IT 259. Hours are:

Monday – Thursday
1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Friday
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Special hours for holidays and school breaks will be posted outside the door of IT 259.

Equipment Checkout Procedures

Request and Pick-up

All requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Equipment reservations will be cancelled if not picked up by the time equipment check-out closes on the assigned day.

Students without standing fines will not be allowed to checkout equipment.

All requests are invalid without a confirmation from the School of Informatics and Computing technology staff. You will be asked to show a valid form of ID (JagTag, Driver’s License, or State ID) when checking out equipment.

Returning

Equipment is considered late if not returned by the due date. It is the responsibility of the person checking out the equipment to verify that all parts listed on the check-out form are present. It is the responsibility of the person checking out the equipment to ensure that all parts are returned in working order.

Equipment must be returned to IT 259 during open office hours. If you are unable to return your equipment by the due date, you must contact the office by phone at 274-1976 or by e-mail at informatics.checkout@gmail.com to explain the situation. Failure to do so will result in the automatic fines based on the equipment that is checked out.

A $5 late fee will be assessed to each piece of primary equipment not returned by closing time on the due date. Primary equipment is defined as video cameras, still cameras, tripods, boom poles, microphones, audio recorders, light kits and mixers. Students who incur fines must see Geoff Coryell in IT462 to pay their fines.

Reserve equipment